Mid-Career Forklift Operator Salary

The average wage for a Mid-Career Forklift Operator is $13.40 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Team Leadership and Receiving.

$21,014 - $47,678
$21K
$33K
$48K
MEDIAN: $33,077
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$10.60 - $17.69
$11
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$21,014 - $47,678  
   
Bonus
$125.00 - $4,861  
Profit Sharing
$5.25 - $7,500  
Commission
$250.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$22,788 - $43,816  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 56
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.60 - $17.69  
   
Overtime
$15.16 - $26.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$125.00 - $4,861  
   
Commission
$250.00  
Profit Sharing
$5.25 - $7,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$22,788 - $43,816  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,356

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National Average: $30,343

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Key Stats for Forklift Operator

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 189 votes.
5-9 years
68%
10-19 years
32%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Forklift Operator Salaries

Team Leadership
▲28%

Receiving
▲14%


Safety Compliance
▲2%

forklift
▲1%

Shipping
▼0%

National Average
$30,000

ETL (Extract, transform, load)
▼1%

Inventory Control
▼2%

Forklift Operator
▼10%

SHIPPING AND RECEIVING
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 189 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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